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My dog has ingested a laundry detergent and is throwing up

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My dog has ingested a laundry detergent and is throwing up alot. My mom and I do not know what to do.
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  CriticalCareVet replied 7 years ago.
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When did your dog eat the detergent and how often is he vomiting?
Customer: replied 7 years ago.
15 minutes ago and about she is vomiting around 2 or 3 minutes apart.
Expert:  CriticalCareVet replied 7 years ago.
Thank you for your post!

Many detergents contain cationic chemicals which can cause very severe stomach upset (gastritis) as well as oral, esophageal, or stomach ulcers.

Often if they are vomiting a lot I recommend seeing your veterinarian or going to the local ER where then can treat with fluids as well as medications to counteract the chemicals in the detergent as well as medications for nausea.

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The above is given for information only. Although I am a licensed veterinarian, I cannot legally prescribe medicines or diagnose your pet's condition without performing a physical exam. If you have concerns about your pet I would highly advise contacting your regular veterinarian.
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